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July 17, 2012

Frances Spencer Winters, 90, of Conover, went to be with her Lord on Monday, July 16, 2012 at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley.  The Winters family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation in Conover.

Trailblazers

July 17, 2012

Four trailblazers in the Newton-Conover City Schools system were appropriately saluted for their service to the school system — with red blazers.

Recently Newton-Conover City Schools presented the first Red Blazer Awards to four individuals who have played an integral role to the success of the school system.

19 charged with DWI

July 17, 2012

Police issues 880 traffic and criminal violations in Catawba County during the "Booze it and Lose it" campaign during the July 4 holiday period. Among those there were 19 driving while intoxicated arrests made in the county.

Statewide, there were 63,485 traffic and criminal violations during the period, including 1,937 DWI arrests.

Maiden studies Internet sweepstakes

July 17, 2012

As debate over fees and rules of Internet sweepstakes businesses continues throughout Catawba County, leaders in Maiden are taking a step back and trying to get a better understanding of the situation.

Junior golfers tee off at Glen Oaks Golf Club

July 17, 2012

Fifty-seven youth golfers in five age groups teed off Monday at the sixth Catawba Valley Junior Golf Tour event of the summer season at Glen Oaks Golf Club in Maiden.

Next week's Catawba Valley Junior Golf Tour event takes place at Hampton Heights Golf Course in Hickory.

Hornets blank Red Wolves in season opener

July 17, 2012

In front of more than 150 fans, the Catawba County Hornets made an emphatic statement to start their season Saturday, rolling to a 62-0 victory against the visiting Winston-Salem Red Wolves at Westside/Jaycee Park.

The Hornets will try to improve to 2-0 this Saturday when they host the Albemarle Panthers at Westside/Jaycee Park at 8 p.m.

Shorebirds hammer Crawdads on diamond, 15-3

July 17, 2012

SALISBURY, Md. — Scoring 12 runs in the first three innings, the Delmarva Shorebirds hammered the Hickory Crawdads, 15-3, on Monday.

The first two batters in the Delmarva batting order — center fielder Glynn Davis and second baseman Jerome Pena — combined for seven of the Shorebirds' 13 RBIs in Monday's contest.

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